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Banner Ads on Better Homes 1200 Websites - 04/10/08 10:00 PM
DID YOU KNOW? New homeowners spend up to 20 times more on household products than an established home resident.IT’S TRUE, AND WE KNOW WHO THEY ARE. Reach new customers on BetterHomesUSA Multiple Website Service Local customers and relocating buyers are already searching for the products and services you offer. Why not make it easy for them to find you on our search? The Local Business Directory is the place to start. Works great for businesses of any size whether you run a single dentist's office or contractor, list your services and link to your website where buyers and sellers search every day. Also (0 comments)
SHORT SALE INFO - 04/10/08 09:47 PM
What is a short sale? When a homeowner has to sell, has defaulted on the payments, and the proceeds from the sale are going to be less than the mortgage amount, then the bank needs to approve of a 'short sale'. A short sale usually occurs when the owner cannot make the mortgage payments and has little or no equity in the home. The bank might approve of the short sale because the foreclosure process can cost a lost of time and money for the lender, and the lender may reason that it is better to just cut the losses and (0 comments)
Is the Home Priced Right ?? The Market Will Let You Know - 04/04/08 09:03 PM
When we list homes for sale, the biggest issue in the minds of the sellers is how we price the property. Of course, sellers want top dollar for their properties and they often fear asking too little and leaving money "on the table." This is a common concern and something we Realtors work with every day. Pricing too low, however, is seldom a problem. Sellers usually want more - much more - than the market will bear. Often the seller is concerned when their Realtor suggests a price range because the Realtor, having his or her finger on the pulse of (0 comments)
You Really Need to Make a Price Adjustment - 04/04/08 08:59 PM
In today's buyer's market, if a property hasn't sold after a few weeks on the market, it's more than likely one of three things: 1. The exposure (marketing): obviously the property must be marketed by a Realtor to the buyer population. If it is being marketed and it's not selling, then maybe it's because of... 2. The condition of the property: with all the competition in this market, a home must be at its best to sell. If it's in good condition (and many will tell you it needs to be in GREAT condition), and it's still not selling, then it (0 comments)
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